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Shakib-Mushfiq named in Guardian’s test XI of the year

 Sports Desk Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 04:48 PM, 27 December 2017   Updated: 10:18 AM, 28 December 2017

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Bangladesh’s achievement in Test cricket 2017 is not so good, but historic test wins against Sri Lanka and beat Australia in home venue were certainly commendable feats.

Showing brilliant performance in those 12 months, Sakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim took place in UK-based British newspaper the Guardian’s best Test squad for the year 2017.

Due to show a great batting performance in New Zealand, Shakib took place in the Guardian’s Test XI. Though Shakib’s performance in that innings was important, but in Guardian’s eye his innings against Aussie in home venue was brilliant. His all-rounder performance brings historical victory over Aussie team.

`Mr Dependable` of tiger cricket Mushfiq, became the highest Bangladeshi run scorer of the year with 766 runs with an average of 54.71. The Guardian’s praised his excellent batting display in Wellington and scored 127 in India. Besides, 12 wickets were dismissed after being trapped under his gloves while 2 others became run-out by his stampings.

Everyone hopes that in the New Year Shakib-Mushfiq performance will continue. Now Shakib is the test captain of the Bangladesh Cricket Team.